With 4 straight defeats from last their 5 matches, Aston Villa has lost the promising form they showed. Gerrard with Villa’s ambitious owners are planning for a huge summer transfers this summer. Aston Villa with signing such as Phillipe Coutinho which had an immediate impact. Villa’s ambitions for bringing European nights to Villa park is more clear than ever.
Aston Villa are linked with a potential transfer of Senegalese International Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegalese international for quite some time has been under the radar of every big club across Europe. With contract set to expire by 2023, Napoli is open to discuss about the transfer rather than letting him leave for free.
As Gerrard looks for some major squad over haul, as many as 8 players could be allowed to leave this Aston Villa this summer. With the recent run of bad forms, it’s crystal clear problems aren’t with a position or two.
Gerrard priorities for defense
Introduction of a CDM is the best place to start rather than going for strikers and defense. Since the sacking of Dean Smith, Mings and Ezri Konsa have been the preferred pairing with January transfer Calum Chambers. Gerrard is currently looking to make some changes in his squad
Another player linked with Villa for a summer move is the 46 caps German international Matthias Ginter. The Monchengladbach player’s contract is set to expire by end of the season. One of the key targets Gerrard is Leeds Utd midfielder, Kalvin Phillips.
Villa is ready to splash cash up to 60 million with a salary of 10 million. The arrival of Konate and in form Matip has brought him less game time. Away move from Anfield and assured game time will help Gomez in his new adventure at Villa park.
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